List of Federal Universities In Nigeria And Their School Fees


The higher institutions in a place like Nigeria generally has obviously doubled in number in recent years, so also is the number of federal schools. In this article, we have compiled all you need to know regarding the list of federal universities in Nigeria and their school fees.

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Some universities are rather cheap, some have really fair fees while some are pretty expensive, however, like I said initially, We have created a list of federal universities in Nigeria and their school fees to make it pretty much easier for you to navigate.

Would you know what to do and you are about to graduate from high school? Throughout Nigeria, there are many higher education institutions and the choice of a university is multidisciplinary.

Some of these criteria include locations, fees, courses, academic staff, university prestige, etc.

In Nigeria, we have established a list of federal universities in Nigeria and their school fees

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Many people don’t know the names of universities in Nigeria, this post is a guide to candidates who aren’t just institutional students, but want to apply to become a student in any of the institutions of your choice.

Please be aware that the whole fee for school depends on numerous problems and base on the course chosen, so estimates are here. We also have to note that new students pay more than returning students.

This article is prepared in a very simplified way that will make it very easy for you to navigate through the list of federal universities in Nigeria with their school fees.

Note that these are the updated list as at the time this article was written…..any further changes will be updated as it comes. So, make your research in the respective schools before registering.


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List of Federal Universities In Nigeria And Their School Fees.

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1 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi N23,000 -N27,000 1988
2 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria N27,000 – N41,000 1962
3 Bayero University, Kano N26,000 – N40,000 1975
4 Federal University Gashua, Yobe   2013
5 Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun N66,150 2007
6 Federal University of Technology, Akure
N13,560 – N83,940
7 Federal University of Technology, Minna
N20,000 – N37,000
8 Federal University of Technology, Owerri N48,300-N49,000 1980
9 Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
10 Federal University, Dustin-Ma, Katsina N37,000 – N43,000 2011
11 Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State   2011
12 Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State N45,000 – N50,000 2011
13 Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State N41,000 – N50,000 2011
14 Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State N41,000 – N44,000 2011
15 Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa N41,000 – N50,000 2011
16 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State N35,000 – N102,000 2011
17 Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State N25,000 – N43,500 2011
18 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi   2013
19 Federal University, Gusau Zamfara   2013
20 Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike N62,500 1992
21 Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola   1981
22 National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
N36,000 – N55,000
23 Nigeria Police Academy Wudil   2013
24 Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna   1985
25 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
N20,100 – N65,90
26 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife   1962
27 University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
N39,300 – N42,300
28 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta N19,000 – N35,000 1988
29 University of Agriculture, Makurdi   1988
30 University of Benin N12,000 – N49,500 1970
31 University of Calabar N28,000 1975
32 University of Ibadan N18,000-N35,000 1948
33 University of Ilorin N23,900 – N76,500 1975
34 University of Jos   1975
35 University of Lagos N14,500 – N63,500 1962
36 University of Maiduguri   1975
37 University of Nigeria, Nsukka
38 University of Port-Harcourt
39 University of Uyo N56,000 – N60,000 1991
40 Usumanu Danfodiyo University N32,000 – N43,000 1975
41 Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State   2018
42 Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna   2018
43 Nigerian Army University Biu   2018


Below are some frequently asked questions about the federal universities in Nigeria.

Please note that these questions were answered with respect to the situation at that point in time.

However, the statement might change later on which may be contrary to the answers below.

But don’t worry because we will try as much as possible to keep the post updated to suit any new change.

What is the name of the cheapest university in Nigeria? 

The name of the cheapest university for the 2020/2021 academic session is Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University,  Bauchi. They accept just 23,000 Naira tuition fees/ school fees.

Visit Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University official website here

How many federal universities do we have in Nigeria?

We have just about forty-three [43] federal universities in Nigeria as of when this article is being published.

Which Federal University is the best in Nigeria?

The university of Benin popularly known as UNIBEN is the best federal university in Nigeria as of when this article was published. It is ranked as the first and best university in Nigeria as of 2020.

Visit the federal university of Benin Official website here.

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